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Adventures of a Sea Hunter : In Search of Famous Shipwrecks.. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DELGADO, James P. CUSSLER, Clive (foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 2004, ISBN:1553650719:

Seller ID: 62935


DELGADO, James P. Adventures of a Sea Hunter : In Search of Famous Shipwrecks. Foreword by Clive Cussler. Vancouver: Douglas & MacIntyre, (2004). First Printing. Pp (10),1-230. Illustrated. 8vo, grey paper covered boards withsilver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Graveyard of the Pacific: Off Cape Disappointment, Washington ; 2. Pearl Harbor; 3. Sunk by the Atomic Bomb: at Bikini Atoll ; 4. A Cursed Ship: Mutiny on the USS Somers, November 26, 1842; 5. Titanic [pp.62-76]; 6. Carpathia: April 15, 1912; 7. Catherine theGreat's Lost Art: Off Finland, October 4, 1771; 8. Kublai Khan's Lost Flee t... View more info

Alaskan Kreivi

By: HOIJER, Arvid ja Georg af Forselles FORSELLES, Georg af

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oy Suomen Kirja, 1946,:

Seller ID: 21599


HÖIJER, Arvid ja Georg af Forselles. Alaskan Kreivi. Helsinki : Oy Suomen Kirja, (1946). Pp 326. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Hinges cracked, light wear to covers, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Arctic Flight : Adventures Amongst Northern Birds. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McCALLUM, James Langford Press - Wildlife Art Series, no. 17

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Langford Press, Peterborough, 2007, ISBN:9781904078265:

Seller ID: 115391


McCALLUM, James. Arctic Flight : Advtures Amongst Northern Birds. (Peterborough) : Langford Press, 2007. First Edition. Pp (4),5-180. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, blue cloth, gilt letterng to spine. "Arctic Flight is a collection of sketches, paintings and observations made in Finland, Norway, Siberia and Alaska. The artwork and written accounts were all made outdoors from life. By working directly from nature it is hoped that some of the life and energy of the subjects and also some of the excitement of the observation may be captured in the rapidly made marks and quicklv laid w... View more info

Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 119, No. 4, October 1989.

By: STAINFORTH, C.H., Maj.-Gen. (ed.). MELKOV, G. SMITH, Peter C. VAUX, N.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: West of England Press, Publishers, Tavistock, Devon, 1989,:

Seller ID: 90199


STAINFORTH, C.H., Maj.-Gen. (ed.). The Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 119, No. 4, October 1989. (Tavistock, Devon : Army Quarterly and Defence Journal, 1989). Pp (4),387-514,(4),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red printed card covers. Nautical content : Capt. 2nd Rank G. Melkov's “The SOS That Never Came” [“The author is a Captain in the USSR Navy. He criticises his service over the sinking of the Komsomolet, 16 July 1989”] (pp 411-413); Maj. Gen. N.F. Vaux's “The United States Marine Corps” (pp 427-431); Peter C. Smith's“Sitting Duck: A Harsh Lesson Imparted” [What was 'Operatio... View more info

Baltic Straits. Volume 6 in the International Straits of the World series. First Edition

By: ALEXANDERSSON, Gunnar International Straits of the World, Vol.6

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague / Boston / London, 1982, ISBN:902472595X:

Seller ID: 103358


ALEXANDERSSON, Gunnar. The Baltic Straits. The Hague / Boston / London : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1982. First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-132. Maps in text. 8vo, green cloth, light green lettering to front & spine. Volume6 in the International Straits of the World series. "Professor Alexanderss on has carefully drawn the physical-hydrographic elements of the Baltic Seaand its approaches; he has vividly described the historical intereats, bot h politically and economically, of the littoral states, analysed the legal status and uses of the Baltic Straits over time, and calculated the rol... View more info

Baptist Movement in the Continent of Europe. Second Issue: Revised and Re-written

By: RUSHBROOKE, J. H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kingsgate Press, London, 1923,:

Seller ID: 112598


RUSHBROOKE, J. H. The Baptist Movement in the Continent of Europe. Second Issue: Revised and Re-written. London : The Kingsgate Press, 1923. Pp (6),vii-viii,(2),3-207,(1), frontispiece portrait. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Preface. Introduction.—The Baptist Movement in Europe : Its Far-reaching Success. Part I - Central Europe and Holland. 1. The Pioneer. 2. Germany : Progress and Consolidation. 3. Other German-speaking Lands : German Switzerland and Austria. 4. Holland : Providential Preparation: German and British Influence. 5. Poland : Germaian an... View more info

Beekeeping in Nova Scotia : Apiary Management

By: KARMO, E.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture & Marketing, Horticulture & Biology Services, Truro, N.S., 1975,:

Seller ID: 89763


KARMO, E.A. Beekeeping in Nova Scotia : Apiary Management. Truro, N.S.: Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture & Marketing, Horticulture & Biology Services, (1975). Pp (1),[1]-41 leaves, printed one side only. Illustrated. 4to, green comb-bound, illustrated yellow card covers. Endel Artur Karmo, B.Sc Tartu (b. November 10, 1912, Vihtis, Soomes, Finland - d. May 1, 1991, Halifax).. Contents : Introduction. Fad-Fancy-Facts. The Bee Colony. The Hive. Starting with Bees. Seasonal Management. Spring Management. Management During the Honey Flow. Fall Management. Winter Packing. With the followin... View more info

Beekeeping in Nova Scotia : Apiary Management. First Edition.

By: KARMO, E.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture & Marketing, Horticulture & Biology Services, Truro, N.S., 1975,:

Seller ID: 82828


KARMO, E.A. Beekeeping in Nova Scotia : Apiary Management. Truro, N.S.: Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture & Marketing, Horticulture & Biology Services, (1975). First Edition. Pp (1),[1]-41 leaves, printed one side only. Illustrated. 4to, black (or green) plastic comb-bound, photo-illustrated yellow card covers. Endel Artur Karmo, B.Sc Tartu (b. November 10, 1912, Vihtis, Soomes, Finland - d. May 1, 1991, Halifax).. Contents : Introduction. Fad-Fancy-Facts. The Bee Colony. The Hive. Starting with Bees. Seasonal Management. Spring Management. Management During the Honey Flow. Fall Management... View more info

Chief Mate Returns to Sea

By: BAZHENOV, Georgi Sputnik, February 1980)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Yhteistyö, Helsinki, Finland, 1980,:

Seller ID: 60090


BAZHENOV, Georgi. "The Chief Mate Returns to Sea" . An article in Sputnik: Digest of the Soviet Press, February 1980, pp. 92-95. Helsinki, Finland: Yhteistyö, 1980. Pp. 174. Illustrated. Double column. Small 8vo, illustrated red and white wraps. Also of nautical interest:Georgi Pyasetsky's "Sea WallWithout Concrete" (pp. 27-29). Vg. For the issue. 5.00 View more info

Chilean Junta Exposed and Condemned : On the Work of the First Session of the International Commission of Inquiry into the Crimes of the Military Junta in Chile

By: BOROVIK, Genrikh, and Karen KHACHATUROV (eds.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, Moscow, 1974,:

Seller ID: 110767


BOROVIK, Genrikh, and Karen KHACHATUROV (eds.). The Chilean Junta Exposed and Condemned : On the Work of the First Session of the International Commission of Inquiry into the Crimes of the Military Junta in Chile. Moscow : Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, 1974. Pp (6),7-[120],+ 16 pp plates. 8vo, illustrated black card covers, lettered in black, blank spine. Contents: Introduction From the speech by Mr. Ulf Sundqvist, Minister of Education of Finland and Chairman of the Preparatory Committee for the International Commission of Inquiry into the Crimes of the Military Junta in Chile; From ... View more info

Commander : A Life of Barclay de Tolly. First Edition in dustjacket

By: JOSSELSON, Michael, and Diana JOSSELSON. BARCLAY DE TOLLY, Michael.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, Toronto, Melbourne, 1980, ISBN:0192158545:

Seller ID: 113285


JOSSELSON, Michael, and Diana JOSSELSON. The Commander : A Life of Barclay de Tolly. Oxford, New York, Toronto, Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1980. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-ix,(3),[1]-275,(1),+ 8 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This is the first tuil-length study of the remarkable man who overcame the handicap of coming from an emigre (Scottish) family settled in Livonia (later divided into Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania), to become a Prince of the Russian Empire, the Russian Minister or War, and in the eyes of many the real architect of Napoleon... View more info

Convoy

By: PAYNE, A. P. Boy's Own Paper 62:09 June 1940 FARNES, Kenneth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boy's Own Paper, 1940,:

Seller ID: 50901


PAYNE, A. P. "Convoy". The importance and bravery of the men who sailed in convoys and aboard escort vessels during the war, risking their lives while criss-crossing the Atlantic, is discussed. An article in Boy's Own Paper, Volume 62, No. 9, June, 1940, pp. 385-387. Redhill, Surrey: Boy's Own Paper, April, 1941. Pp. [62]. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, stapled illustrated paper covers. Colour illustration to the front cover depicts several vessels in a convoy steaming through rough seas, escorted by a naval vessel and military aircraft overhead. Complete with numerous advertisements... View more info

Crown, the Nobility and the Peasants 1630-1713 : Tax, rent and relations ofpower. First Edition, paperback

By: KUJALA, Antti Studia Historica 69

Price: $30.00

Publisher: SKS / Finnish Literature Society, Helsikni, 2003, ISBN:9517464738:

Seller ID: 115171


KUJALA, Antti. The Crown, the Nobility and the Peasants 1630-1713 : Tax, rent and relations of power. Helsinki : SKS / Finnish Literature Society, 2003. First Edition. Pp (4),5-203,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated purple card covers, lettered in yellow, white and black. Studia Historica 69. "The relationship of the crown and the nobility with the peasants in the 17th century Sweden (Finland) is addressed from the perspective of taxation. Around the middle of 17th century most of the land under the authority of the crown had been donated to the nobles, until King Charles XI began to... View more info

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DeGarthe : His Life, Marine Art and Sculpture. First Edition

By: POPE, Douglas DeGARTHE, William DeGARTHE, W.E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, NS, 1989, ISBN:0889993971: 1989

Seller ID: 11975

ISBN: 0889993971


POPE, Douglas. DeGarthe : His Life, Marine Art and Sculpture. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1989). First Edition. Pp (5),6-137,(1) + a 16-page central section of colour reproductions. Illustrated. Squarish 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers. William Edward DeGarthe (b. April 14, 1907, Kaskinen, Finland - d. February 13, 1983, Toronto). MacDonald, A Dictionary of Canadian Artists, Vol. I, pp,171-2. "Striking details by deGarthe's closest friends and associates make for an intimate portrait of a creative artist and help bring this colourful personal... View more info

DeGarthe : His Life, Marine Art and Sculpture. Second Printing

By: POPE, Douglas DeGARTHE, William DeGARTHE, W.E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, NS, 1989, ISBN:0889993971:

Seller ID: 22662


POPE, Douglas. DeGarthe : His Life, Marine Art and Sculpture. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (September 1989). Second Printing. Pp (5),6-137,(1) + a 16-page central section of colour reproductions. Illustrated. Squarish 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers. William Edward DeGarthe (b. April 14, 1907, Kaskinen, Finland - d. February 13, 1983, Toronto). MacDonald, A Dictionary of Canadian Artists, Vol. I, pp,171-2. "Striking details by deGarthe's closest friends and associates make for an intimate portrait of a creative artist and help bring this colourful personality to life. Complete with never-be... View more info

Den Alandska Segelsjofartens Historia. no dj.

By: KAHRE, Georg

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Söderström & Co. Förlagsaktiebolag, Helsingfors, 1940,:

Seller ID: 33662


KÅHRE, Georg. Den Åländska Segelsjöfartens Historia. Helsingfors: Söderström & Co. Förlagsaktiebolag, 1940. Pp 635. Illustrated. Small 4to, blue cloth. A splendid illustrated maritime history of the Finnish Åland Islands. With a fleet list of the region's vessels spanning the period from 1856 to 1914. Special attention is paid to the ships of the Gustaf Erikson fleet. Rubbed, slight edgewear, spine sunned, lacking ffep, blindstamp, else vg. 225.00 View more info

Die Baltische Krise, 1938-1941. pbk.

By: MYLLYNIEMI, Seppo Schriftenreihe der Vierteljahrshefte fur Zeitgeschichte, 38 ASSMANN, Dietrich, Dr., ubersetzt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart, 1979, ISBN:34521019029:

Seller ID: 80805


MYLLYNIEMI, Seppo. Die Baltische Krise, 1938-1941 . Aus dem Finnischen übersetzt von Dr. Dietrich Assmann. Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, (1979). Pp. (4),[5]-167,(1). 8vo, printed blue and white card covers. Schriftenreihe der Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte, nummer 38. Im Auftrag des Instituts für Zeitgeschichte, herausgegeben von Karl Dietrich Bracher und Hans-Peter Schwarz. Redaktion: Wolfgang Benz und Hermann Graml. Text in German.Vg. 30.00 View more info

Down Below : Aboard the World's Classic Yachts. in dj.

By: WALKER, Matthew

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 1980,:

Seller ID: 35470


WALKER, Matthew. Down Below : Aboard the World's Classic Yachts. San Franciso: Chronicle Books, [1980]. Pp (3),iv-vi,1-136. Square 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4488. A photographic tour of the interiors of cruising yachts, ranging from the comfortably modest to the hideously ostentatious. "There is something special about a classic yacht-something that captures the imagination of sailor and landsman alike. The crisp silhouette of a sloop in the red-gold path of the sun, or the low purr of a motor yacht dissolving into a morning's fog invites the dreamer to come aboard, to imagine the exotic lands ... View more info

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Elämää, Jota Elin. in dj

By: KLEMETTI, Heikki

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö, 1947,:

Seller ID: 49121


KLEMETTI, Heikki. Elämää, Jota Elin. Helsinki: Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö, (1947). Pp. 302. Illustrated. Text in Finnish. 8vo, grey striped paper covered cloth, beige paper covered spine, black title block, gilt lettering. Vg in clipped dj (narrow chip to top edge, light wear to edges). 75.00 View more info

Emergence of the Modern Russian State, 1855-81. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McCAULEY, Martin, and Peter EALDRON Studies in Russia and East Europe series

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Macmillan Press Ltd, in association with School of Slavonic and East European Studies, Basingstoke and London, 1988, ISBN:0333384695:

Seller ID: 113324


McCAULEY, Martin, and Peter EALDRON. The Emergence of the Modern Russian State, 1855-81. (Basingstoke and London) : Macmillan Press Ltd., in association with the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, (1988). Pp. (4),v-x,(2),1-218,(2). Maps. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Studies in Russia and East Europe series. "This selection of documents - for the most part never before translated into English - traces the process of modernization which took place in Russia between 1856 and 1881. Political, social and economic developments are de... View more info